Getting Started with TVO ILC Is Easy

On this page, we outline everything you need to know to take the next step towards your education and career goals. Our objective right now is to explain the TVO ILC application process so you know exactly what to expect and feel confident in starting your application.

To prepare, simply identify whether you want to apply to TVO ILC to take individual courses or a full high school diploma. Then, review our detailed instructions and get your supporting documents ready. If you have done the preparation and are all set, it’s time to start your application.

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Get Started with TVO ILC

Illustration of a group of people talking in front of a checklist

On this page, we outline everything you need to know to take the next step towards your education and career goals. Our objective right now is to explain the TVO ILC application process so you know exactly what to expect and feel confident in starting your application.

To prepare, simply identify whether you want to apply to TVO ILC to take individual courses or a full high school diploma. Then, review our detailed instructions and get your supporting documents ready. If you have done the preparation and are all set, it’s time to start your application.

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How to begin

If you are over the age of 14 and not currently enrolled in an Ontario High School, you can apply to TVO ILC through this website. Please follow the instructions below.

WHAT ARE YOU APPLYING FOR?

Are you taking a TVO ILC course as a stand-alone credit (or one of a small number of stand-alone credits) with a goal to cover mandatory prerequisite credits, upgrade marks, or address a personal interest? Complete these 5 simple steps and you’ll be ready to start your course(s) and move towards your chosen goals.

1

Choose your course(s)

  • Choose your course(s)

Go to the Explore Courses page. Browse courses. Select one or more you are interested in applying for.

2

Enter your basic personal information

Proceed to Apply Now to start an application. Note that information entered here cannot be changed later in the process, so please ensure accuracy.

  • Enter your basic personal information

Proceed to Apply Now to start an application. Note that information entered here cannot be changed later in the process, so please ensure accuracy.

3

Pay your fee(s)

  • Pay your fee(s)

Pay your fee of $500 per course. Accepted payment methods are VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and PayPal. Please be advised all fees and payments are non-refundable.

4

Confirm your student information and upload the documents needed

  • Confirm your student information and upload the documents needed

Once your payment is successful, you will receive access to the TVO ILC Portal to confirm your details and upload your personal and educational documentation to support your application.

Please pay careful attention to what is written below so you have a copy of what you need ready to upload.

Mandatory documents for all applicants:



 Government ID

Government ID

Government ID

Provide one of the following:

  • Passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Other Government-Issued Identification
 Recent Photo

Recent Photo

Recent Photo

  • Full-colour passport-size photo less than six months old that has been notarized on the back, which may be used for identity verification

Additional documents required for students claiming any of the following:



Under 20 years of age

  • A record of your school transcripts translated into English

Indigenous status

  • Official proof of Indigenous status
  • Indian status card, official letter from your band or Passport

Canadian Military Status

  • Official proof of military status
  • CF1 Card or Canadian Forces Certificate of Service

Ontario Missionary Status

  • Official proof of missionary status
  • Official letter on church stationery, including the applicant's name, mission location, and mission start and end dates
5

Start your courses!

  • Start your courses!

After submitting your documents you will immediately have access to the courses you have purchased from the ILC Portal.

Want to earn your full high school diploma with TVO ILC? Complete these 5 steps to get started and move towards your chosen goals. Note that you will only choose courses after we have confirmed your application.

Enter your basic personal information

  • Enter your basic personal information

Proceed to Apply Now to start an application. Note that information entered here cannot be changed later in the process, so please ensure accuracy.

2

Pay your fee(s)

  • Pay your fee(s)

A $180 Diploma Enrollment Fee will be applied to assess your application. Accepted payment methods are VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and PayPal. Please be advised all fees and payments are non-refundable.

3

Confirm your student information and upload the documents needed

  • Confirm your student information and upload the documents needed

Once your payment is successful, you will receive access to the TVO ILC Portal to confirm your details and upload your personal and educational documentation.

Please pay careful attention to what is written below so you have a copy of what you need ready to upload. Required documentation is dependent upon your personal application.

Mandatory documents for all applicants:



Government ID

Government ID

Government ID

Provide one of the following:

  • Passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Other Government-Issued Identification
Recent Photo

Recent Photo

Recent Photo

  • Full-colour passport-size photo less than six months old that has been notarized on the back, which may be used for identity verification
Academic Records

Academic Record or Transcripts

Academic Record or Transcripts

  • A record of your school transcripts translated into English

Additional documents required for students claiming any of the following:



Indigenous status

  • Official proof of Indigenous status
  • Indian status card, official letter from your band, or Passport

Canadian Military Status

  • Official proof of military status
  • CF1 Card or Canadian Forces Certificate of Service

Ontario Missionary Status

  • Official proof of missionary status
  • Official letter on church stationery, including the applicant's name, mission location, and mission start and end dates
4

Your application and transcript will be reviewed and assessed

  • Your application and transcript will be reviewed and assessed

A TVO ILC guidance counsellor will review your academic record (if applicable); and recommend which courses you need to take to earn your high school diploma.

Please watch your email for a response with further instructions approximately 5-7 days after uploading and submitting your supporting documentation.

5

Choose your courses and get started!

  • Choose your courses and get started!

Once your application is confirmed, login to the TVO ILC Portal and choose your courses as recommended by your TVO ILC guidance counsellor. Afterwards, you can immediately start your course work!

Ready to take the next step?

Ready to take the next step?